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Job Vacancy at the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) – Chief Officer

Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) was established under the Ports Act No. 17 of 2004. The Authority is vested with the obligation and responsibility of developing, managing and promoting the maritime sector in Tanzania mainland.

The major role of TPA is to enhance the advantages of the geographical position of Tanzania’s maritime resources to fulfill its mandates including provision of services in relation to loading and unloading of cargo and passenger services at all ports in Tanzania.

TPA’s  vision  is to lead  the  regional  maritime trade  and  logistics  services  to excellence and its mission is to develop and manage ports that provide world class maritime services and promote excelling logistics services in eastern, central, and southern Africa.

TPA continues to undertake substantial improvement measures to turn around its performance to maintain competitiveness within the region.

CHIEF OFFICER – 1 POST

REPORT TO CAPTAIN
DUTIES AND REPONSIBILITIES

i.     Assist Ship’s Captain and perform vessel navigation watch duties.

ii.     Responsible for the entire cargo operations in ports which includes loading, unloading, and cargo planning.
iii.     Responsible for Deck maintenance including cargo gears and cargo

carried on board ship, ship’s hull and accommodation.

iv.     Responsible for life saving and fire fighting appliances of the vessel.

v.     Responsible    for    garbage    management    for    the    deck    and accommodation part of the ship.
vi.     In charge of the ballast and de-ballasting operation done on board.

vii.     Supply, keep and control records and other paperwork on behalf of shore management.
viii.     The overall safety in charge of the deck crew.

QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Holder of a Certificate of Competence CoC III ( Officer in charge of Navigation Watch), Have approved qualifications in First Aid, Fire fighting and Survival and other Mandatories Certificates for officer, Pass seafarer medical tests and must have experience of not less than 3 years in a ship’s officer position on Lakes or Ocean going ships.

SALARY GRADE: TPGS 6

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